Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Tech LadyMafia Edit-a-thon, April 2015: Women in Tech
Join us on Twitter with the hashtag #TechLadiesWiki!
CORRECTED LINK TO LIVESTREAM: 
The first Tech LadyMafia Edit-a-thon will be Friday, April 17, 2015 at Taoti Creative in Washington, D.C. During this edit-a-thon, we will work together to improve and author Wikipedia content pertaining to notable Women in Tech, with a loose focus on historical figures. Beginners are welcome – Wikipedia editing training will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tech LadyMafia Edit-a-thon: Women in Tech
- Friday, April 17, 2015
- 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. EDT
- Taoti Creative located at the 1250 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 610 Washington, DC 20036
- Dupont Circle Metro, south exit
- What to bring
- A laptop
- Any resources you have related to women in tech
- You're welcome to bring your camera and take pictures
- A registered Wikipedia user account
- 5:10-5:30 - Wikimedia DC Introduction (also live on YouTube for remote attendees) (| slides -- thanks, User:Sarasays!)
- 5:30-9:00 - Editing time!
- Food and drinks will be generously provided by Wikimedia DC.
- Big thanks to Taoti for donating space for this event!
Trying to get into the building? Tweet @alisonjo2786 and we'll come for you right away!
This event is open to people of all experience levels, and it is not exclusive to TLM-members -- all women and allies are welcome! We have 20 slots available for in-person participation, and unlimited slots for remote participation. We encourage you to gather in local groups – it's easier and more fun to edit with other people! RSVP by adding your name to the appropriate list below (you'll want to register a Wikipedia user account first). If you signed up but can no longer join us in person, please remove yourself from the list so someone else can use your spot.
I'll be there in person! (20 person limit)
- --econterms (talk) 06:33, 3 April 2015 (UTC)
- --bendygirl 02:01, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
- --TamaraYWashington 20:34, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
- -- ReginaLamRL (talk) 14:10, 7 April 2015 (UTC)
- -- Angela W.
- -- Sarasays (talk) 02:16, 10 April 2015 (UTC)
- -- Djembayz (talk) 02:52, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
- -- Kimberly M.
- -- Harej (talk) 20:03, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
- --deborah bey
- - Jia
- --Nicole Garder
- --Kylie Jia and Kaiyan Jia
- --Duckduckstop (talk) but i can go remote if needed
- --GlorialeWithCheese (talk) 17:47, 15 April 2015 (UTC)
- --Ftripodi (talk) 20:03, 16 April 2015 (UTC)
In-Person Waiting List
Sign up here to be moved to the in-person list if any spots open up -- if this happens, we'll move your name to the main list with a note for you to confirm that you can still come, or we'll offer the spot to the next person (so please come back and check this list often!).
- Geraldshields11 (talk) 19:44, 16 April 2015 (UTC) I will only be there with a camera and can not stay long.
I'll be attending virtually!
Join our "Hangout On Air" at 5:00pm ET to watch the training livestream (on YouTube). Then, share your activity on Twitter with the hashtag #TechLadiesWiki, and list your work under Outcomes below!
- --Amy Shropshire
- --Jamie Shopland
- --Tammy Miller
- ----Digitaleffie (talk) 14:12, 14 April 2015 (UTC) - I'll participate at some point that week, but not during the event sadly.
- --Ann Taylor
- -- Friend of Smokey the Bear
- Verbistheword (talk) 14:44, 17 April 2015 (UTC). I can't make it all, but hope y'all have great time and edit well!
The to-do list is supplied by WikiProject Women in Technology, a new WikiProject created for this event!
- General Wikipedia resources:
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Women's History/Taskforces/Women in technology (resource / possible starting point) -- maybe copy over some resources listed under "Other resources > Online resources"
- Draft:African American women in computer science
- See the Talk page for this article for a list of potential to-do items and resources to sift through and add to the to-do list or resources list, sent by one of our participants.
- Ashanti Johnson - created new article
- Anita Mehta - added infobox
- Frances Spence - added image
- Juan E. Gilbert - expanded article
- Marlyn Meltzer - footnote cleanup
- Ruth Teitelbaum - added image
- The memorable line "Copy edit that when you're sober" was uttered.
- Jennifer Pahlka - expanded article
- Ruth Schwartz Cowan - added new article on historian of technology
- Danielle Citron - created new article
- Mildred Dresselhaus - added portrait-y photo to infobox, moved photo that was there to bio, noted that she was MIT's first female institute professor, cited 1985 MIT promotion
- Jaleh Daie - created new article
- Photos to document the safe space by geraldshields11